by Staff | May 24, 2013 12:54 pm | Comments (6)
Chris Murphy dropped six pounds in four days—trying to experience how his poorest constituents eat, while also trying to avoid eating junk.
by Staff | May 23, 2013 11:20 am | Comments (9)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy urged his colleagues from the Senate floor Wednesday to fight a bid to “eviscerate” food stamps—then saved his appetite for a celebratory plate of Safeway-label pasta with sauce.
by Staff | May 21, 2013 8:04 am | Comments (15)
On his first day of trying to eat for under $5, Chris Murphy found the first sustenance he could afford en route to a flight at 1 p.m.—and he had to forgo the schmear.
by Staff | May 17, 2013 4:30 pm
New Haven Mayor John DeStefano doesn’t need Danny Kedem this year. A would-be New York City mayor apparently does.
by Melissa Bailey | May 17, 2013 8:49 am | Comments (21)
Hire women to top city positions. Help women-owned businesses land contracts. “End harassment of women on our streets.”
Henry Fernandez unveiled those ideas Thursday, along with a high-powered lineup of female supporters who vowed to keep him to his word.
by Paul Bass | May 13, 2013 8:05 pm | Comments (37)
(News analysis) Six men who want to lead New Haven tackled “youth” issues Monday night—without uttering the name of a single young person.
by Paul Bass | May 7, 2013 1:11 pm | Comments (3)
The winds of history always seemed to swirl around Joe Dimow—and he always seemed to keep plunging forward, humbly, with determination, up until the day he died.
That day was last Thursday. Dimow (pictured at age 90) died of natural causes at the age of 93.
by Paul Bass | May 6, 2013 1:22 pm | Comments (2)
Modern elections may have turned Democratic candidates into “telemarketers” and Republicans into SuperPAC-men, but U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy had good news for a national gathering of good-government geeks in New Haven Monday: the web is returning fundraising power back to the little guy.
by Staff | Apr 2, 2013 10:20 am | Comments (23)
As he began officially exploring a run for mayor, Hillhouse High Principal Kermit Carolina stressed his New Haven roots and pledged to participate in the city’s clean elections program.
by Paul Bass | Mar 29, 2013 12:06 pm | Comments (7)
They bumped into each other at “clean elections” events. Now Chris Campbell is running Gary Holder-Winfield’s mayoral campaign—a campaign fueling the tank with unleaded public financing.